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Lavender, Wine and Woodchips

We just moved to a new place this month that is sort of countryish but not as much as our old place which was deep bush, and sort of urban as in it only takes five minutes to drive to one of the small Vancouver Island towns of Comox or Courtenay. 504 more words

Sips: Round Barn Winery

After a trip to Gravity, my mom and I headed up the road to Round Barn Winery, Distillery & Brewery. Aside from being another great deal ($10 for six tastes), Round Barn has a gorgeous, unique location. 

On The Road

Il Fornaio, Reston, Virginia

This post is a little special in that we didn’t go to an actual winery or vineyard this time. One day my friend, P, and I decided to do a little wine tasting event that was happening at the Reston Town Center (RTC). 491 more words


Purple, Red and Bikes

Okay, so we had one more mini-trip left before we came home.

We had read and seen pictures of the lavender fields that bloom in the Provencal region of France in July each year.  865 more words

Argentina, the Last Days

For our fourth day, Celeste decided it would be better if we hired an instructor to teach us how to skii. And again, as usual, she was right. 395 more words


Sips: Gravity

Vacation is pretty much designed for drinking more wine than you typically should, so it’s no real surprise that I visited more than one winery and came back to Iowa with quite a few (read: nine) bottles of wine in my car. 147 more words

On The Road

Aravina Estate

Aravina Estate – 4/5

We booked a table at Aravina on a weekend away in Margaret River. The venue is beautiful (it’s the old Amberley Estate) and the restaurant is huge. 101 more words